Amid Pandemic Surge, Most Donors Plan to Give the Same or More to Charity This Year Than In 2020

Elevated interest continues in giving to hunger, cures for diseases and local community needs; Volunteers want to get back to work—many virtually BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As donors consider their charitable giving decisions in 2021, some pandemic-related influences seem here to stay. According to a study by Fidelity Charitable®, a significant percentage of donors gave more to charity […]

Battery Ventures Promotes Software Investor Jordan Welu to Partner

Global investment firm also promotes two team members to principal, six to vice-president; Jenny Kang hired as vice president of talent in services group BOSTON, SAN FRANCISCO, LONDON & HERZLIYA, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#investing–Battery Ventures, a global, technology-focused investment firm, promoted software investor Jordan Welu to the role of partner and announced a dozen other internal promotions […]

Greg O’Connell Joins FTC as VP & Investment Officer

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fiduciary Trust Company (FTC), an independent wealth advisor and investment management firm for high-net-worth individuals and nonprofits, is pleased to announce the hiring of Greg O’Connell as Vice President & Investment Officer. O’Connell brings over a decade of wealth management experience to FTC. He joins the firm from Mainstone Capital Management, where he served […]

Simon Sturge Joins Mediar Therapeutics as Executive Chairman

Life sciences leader to advance Mediar’s novel platform for fibrosis CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#biopharma—Mediar Therapeutics today announced Simon Sturge has joined the firm as executive chairman. Sturge brings extensive experience in both large pharmaceutical operations and biopharma startups to Mediar as it advances a novel platform technology focused on the myofibroblast, a cell that is a […]

Century Bancorp, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend Declared

MEDFORD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Century Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNBKA)( (“the Company”) today announced that the Company’s Board of Directors voted a regular quarterly dividend of 18.00 cents ($0.18) per share on the Company’s Class A common stock, and 9.00 cents ($0.09) per share on the Company’s Class B common stock. The dividends were declared payable October 15, 2021 […]

Skillsoft Raises Full Year Guidance and Reports Strong Financial Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2022

Results Exceed Expectations with Bookings1 Up 18% Percipio Bookings Up 47%, Highlighting New Product Momentum and Successful Platform Migration Acquired Pluma for $22 Million, Adding Valuable Digital Coaching and Professional Development Solution for Emerging Leaders Recruited Experienced Leadership Team to Oversee Execution of Strategic Priorities, Accelerate Growth and Drive Value Creation BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Skillsoft Corp. (NYSE: […]

Netcapital Inc. Reports Net Income of $1.5 Million

Earnings per share increase 829% Highlights: Net income increased by 4,621% to $1,457,410 vs. first quarter of last year EPS grew 829% to $0.65 vs. $0.07 Equity securities at fair value increased by 204% to $9,623,753 Book value rose to $9.26 per share  BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$NCPL #earnings—Netcapital Inc. (OTCQX: NCPL), a digital private markets ecosystem, announced […]

Finalists Named in IDC’s Inaugural Best in Future of Digital Infrastructure North America Awards

NEEDHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#AutonomousOperations–International Data Corporation (IDC) today unveiled nine finalists for its inaugural IDC Future Enterprise Best in Future of Digital Infrastructure North America Awards, which are designed to highlight companies demonstrating excellence in using digital infrastructure to transform business and foster innovation. IDC received submissions from across North America for this first annual award […]

Eastern Bank Welcomes A-COM Integrated Solutions as a Commercial Customer

Provides Comprehensive Treasury Solution Services Including $9 Million Revolving Line of Credit BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Eastern Bank is pleased to announce A-COM Integrated Solutions (A-COM) as a new commercial banking customer. Founded in 1973, A-COM is a family-owned security, home and business automation company offering services to benefit increasingly mobile lifestyles. With decades of experience in the […]